| Sep 27, 2013
| 11:28 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — The plot thickened in the American League wild-card race Friday night, as the Texas Rangers beat the Angels, 5-3, to move to within one game of Tampa Bay and Cleveland for the final two playoff spots with two games remaining....
| Oct 9, 2013
| 2:56 PM
The 10 most-watched programs of the new television season have been NFL games.
Actually, it's not just the top 10, Nos. 11 and 12 were also NFL games.
The CBS broadcast of the Denver Broncos against the Dallas Cowboys was the most-watched program of...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 7:28 PM
As the calendar turned to September, with the Oakland Athletics in the heat of a pennant race, their general manager was half a world away.
Billy Beane was in Prague, and not on a scouting trip.
Baseball's most unconventional operation has done it...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Angels ace Jered Weaver, who experienced some forearm tightness last week, was scratched from Friday night’s scheduled start against the Seattle Mariners. The team did not issue a reason for the move.
Right-hander Matt Shoemaker, called up from...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 9:42 AM
Angels slugger Josh Hamilton is only too aware of how disappointing his season has been. But for the second time in six weeks, he sent Angels fans home with a smile.
Hamilton drove an 0-2 pitch from Houston reliever Josh Fields into the right-field...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 4:22 PM
The straight line from cheater to victim in baseball's drug world is muddied. It shouldn't be, so let's put the boots on and wade in.
John Lackey, the former Angels star pitcher who now toils in Boston with the Red Sox, crossed that bridge a few days...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:08 PM
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Manny Ramirez was released from his minor league contract Tuesday by the Texas Rangers, perhaps the last stop in a distinguished yet tarnished career.
Ramirez, 41, was batting .259 at triple-...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 11:27 PM
The American League most valuable player debate is heating up, with Baltimore's Chris Davis muscling his way into the conversation with Angels center fielder Mike Trout and Detroit slugger Miguel Cabrera.
"Yeah, here we go again," said Trout, who won...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 7:39 PM
Baseball hasn't seen the last of Nelson Cruz.
Or Jhonny Peralta, Everth Cabrera, Alex Rodriguez or any of the other players suspended Monday for using performance-enhancing drugs .
And that's a problem. Because as long as cheating gets you no more...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Toronto Blue Jays slugger Edwin Encarnacion needs surgery on his left wrist and will sit out the remainder of the season.
All-Star left-hander Brett Cecil is also being shut down by the Blue Jays for the final 13 games because of a sore elbow....
| Aug 6, 2013
| 11:47 PM
Angels Manager Mike Scioscia’s frustration with his team’s inability to control the running game boiled over after an 8-3 loss to the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night, first in a team meeting with his players and then with the media.